Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says he will appeal a ruling on a ranked-choice voting citizen initiative to the Maine Supreme Court. The case will determine whether RCV will be used in the upcoming presidential election.
Eighth-generation Maine lobsterman Jason Joyce, of Swan's Island, addressed the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, saying he would support Donald Trump, after not supporting him in the 2016 election.
A Superior Court judge has ruled that the campaign to repeal ranked-choice voting gathered enough signatures to place the people's veto on the November ballot. But the fate of the repeal effort backed by the Maine Republican Party remains uncertain.
A Maine judge ruled Monday that the state Republican party gathered enough valid signatures from voters to put a challenge to a new ranked-choice voting law on the November ballot, preventing the method’s use in this presidential election.
In a typical presidential election year, there are dozens of delegates and staffers from Maine that attend the Republican National Convention. This year, the state’s delegation consists of just six people, and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is not among them.